News from Wikispaces: It’s time for us to say farewell… All Plus and Super Wikis will be closing as of September 30th, 2018 at 23.59 GMT and you will no longer be able to access these Wikis.
Our thanks to the administrators and educators at Wikispaces for creating a useful tool/platform. Our thanks to the editors who contributed to several hundred pages.
Planeta.com has used Wikispaces since 2006. We are in the process of transferring and updating content to Planeta.com. Data portability is a must-have for online content creators. The point of the wiki was to build a transparent, public space where the in-progress features were co-created. The mechanics of creation and curation using the wiki seem so different than WordPress.
Official Statement from Wikispaces
News from Wikispaces (February 12, 2018)
It’s time for us to say farewell…
Wikispaces was founded in 2005 and has since been used by educators, companies and individuals across the globe.
Unfortunately, the time has come where we have had to make the difficult business decision to end the Wikispaces service.
Why is Wikispaces closing? Over the last twelve months we have been carrying out a complete technical review of the infrastructure and software we use to serve Wikispaces users. As part of the review, it has become apparent that the required investment to bring the infrastructure and code in line with modern standards is very substantial. We have explored all possible options for keeping Wikispaces running but have had to conclude that it is no longer viable to continue to run the service in the long term. So, it is with no small degree of nostalgia, that we will begin to close down later this year.
When is Wikispaces closing? To enable us to offer maximum support to customers off-boarding from Wikispaces we will be undertaking a phased shutdown approach. This will help us regulate the system load on the export tool as users depart from Wikispaces
Scheduled Closure dates begin July 31.